Alternatives for Haraam Products and the Status of Kellogs Foods
Q. Concerning the halaal-haraam updates, are there perhaps known alternatives to the haraam listings on your website. Also, are the Keloggs cereals, namely coco pop and corn flakes, in particular permissible to consume?
A. We are not aware of exactly which items you are referring to whose alternatives you seek. Be circumspect when purchasing any product. The majority of processed foods contains ingredients that are camouflaged in technical jargon not understandable to the layman and which pose a health hazard apart from the concealed haraam. Turn to wholefoods or natural foods which have not undergone laboratory processing and de-naturing with a variety of chemicals and haraam substances.
In so far as Kellogs products are concerned, this company freely uses gelatine in their products. Therefore abstain from all Kellogs products.
The Jamiatul-Ulama Gauteng is not a fund raising organization. When depositiong funds, make us your unfettered “Wakeel”. If you are depositing Zakaat, do please ensure that a few extra Rands are deposited in order to offset bank charges.
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THE HADEETH CORNER
حَدَّثَنَا يَحْيَى بْنُ بُكَيْرٍ، حَدَّثَنَا اللَّيْثُ، عَنْ عُقَيْلٍ، عَنِ ابْنِ شِهَابٍ، قَالَ أَخْبَرَنِي أَبُو سَلَمَةَ، أَنَّ أَبَا هُرَيْرَةَ ـ رضى الله عنه ـ قَالَ سَمِعْتُ رَسُولَ اللَّهِ صلى الله عليه وسلم يَقُولُ لِرَمَضَانَ " مَنْ قَامَهُ إِيمَانًا وَاحْتِسَابًا غُفِرَ لَهُ مَا تَقَدَّمَ مِنْ ذَنْبِهِ ".
Narrated Abu Huraira Radiallahu Anhu:
I heard Rasulullah Sallallahu Alayhi Wasallam saying regarding Ramadan, "Whoever prayed at night in it (the month of Ramadan) out of sincere Faith and hoping for a reward from Allah, then all his previous sins will be forgiven."